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182017Aug

Freedom from Addiction

Freedom from addiction is a most elusive goal for those who struggle with alcohol and drugs. The road to recovery can be challenging. It is a constant battle to win back your physical and emotional freedom. If that is all too familiar to you, you are not alone. A staggering amount of Americans face drug…

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232017Jun

Group Therapy

Group therapy comes in many forms. Although all the ‘groups’ on the program at SafeHouse are therapeutic, our ‘Process’ group therapy is by far the most important. Of paramount consideration is safety. Our clients need be assured, first and foremost, about their confidentiality being contained, and not discussed outside the clinical and supervisory team. We…

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312017May

Alcoholism Treatment

Alcoholism treatment is not new, and a look at the medical and practical history is worthwhile. In May 2013, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Illness (Volume 5) was released by the American Psychiatric Society. When referencing alcohol, prior to that Volume, there had been two distinct categories: (a) alcohol abuse and (b) alcohol…

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182017May

Process Addictions

Process addictions such as gambling, food, sex and love, kleptomania are treated here at SafeHouse. These are also known as behavioural addictions, and are somewhat distinct from substance addictions like alcohol and drugs. However, both addiction groups are equally treatable utilising a similar daily program. All these addictions fall under an amended definition originally made…

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122017May

The Twelve Steps

The Twelve Steps comprises a set of guiding principles and actions designed to avail recovery from substance addictions, and compulsive or behavioural problems often referred to as process addictions.

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52017May

Spice Addiction Treatment

Spice addiction treatment is desperately needed, being the predominant substance within the group formerly known in the United Kingdom as Legal Highs. Spice – a synthetic cannabinoid – is one of that cluster of psychoactive substances that were banned by the UK Government in May 2016 under the Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA). Similarly, governmental authorities…

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282017Apr

Complementary Therapy at SafeHouse Rehab

Complementary therapy at SafeHouse Rehab is hugely important. Clients will spend many hours each day undergoing gentle psychotherapy, receiving counselling, and undertaking simple written assignments. But there are still several hours every day where we encourage clients to rest their minds and bodies, and experience the wide range of enjoyable, relaxing and healing therapies at…

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182017Apr

Is Chemsex an Addiction

Is chemsex an addiction? Of course it is, or can be! The allure of drug-fuelled sex, especially amongst gay men, has grown significantly. Calls for public health awareness initiatives, education and publicity have largely gone unheeded. Chemsex brings two of the world’s most prominent addictions – sex and drugs – together in an explosive fashion.

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272017Mar

Alcohol Treatment in Australia

Alcohol treatment in Australia, and the need for such, would seem to have diminished substantially, given the constant media coverage and public concerns regarding ICE (methamphetamine) use. Absolutely the opposite is the reality. Alcohol addiction is simply still the most widespread dependence of all in Australia.

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142017Mar

Second Stage Recovery Options

Second stage recovery options after primary treatment at SafeHouse rehab in Thailand are numerous and varied. Some clients, out of necessity or readiness will travel home to their life, families, friends and careers. They will put their all into a new start with a full aftercare plan and helpful support contacts. At SafeHouse, for clients…

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62017Mar

Relapse Prevention

Relapse prevention is a multi-faceted discipline, but the link between success and mental health well-being is undisputable. Often, the reason that individuals become addicted to drugs and alcohol, is that the addiction serves to treat underlying and pre-existing mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and borderline personality disorder. In considering both primary treatment…

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182017Feb

Addiction and The Family

Addiction and the family are inextricably linked. It is not only the addict that suffers. The lasting impact addiction leaves on families can often be devastating, yet too often overlooked. The affects, though different, are overwhelming and disturbing, whoever the family member is. Experiencing a child’s addiction and the family will feel helpless. The fact…

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132017Feb

Refund Policy

Refund Policy Please read the following information carefully. SafeHouse Rehab Center Thailand offer a great service for a very fair and affordable price. We have limited places available on our treatment program; as such our program can be very quickly subscribed. As we adhere to tightly controlled living accommodation reservation dates and flight bookings, we…

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112017Feb

How Long is Rehab

How long is rehab – one question close to the top of everybody’s list. Have you ever done anything at 100%? For instance, when I watch a person dancing at 100% I’m always amazed at the freedom and joy that is expressed, and the absolute engagement with the process. It’s certainly not how I used…

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302017Jan

Addiction Treatment in Thailand

Addiction treatment in Thailand at SafeHouse rehab center endorses the abstinence end of the harm reduction continuum. The program is client centred and flexible, and encourages and creates strong relationships with clients through an individual stepped care approach.

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162017Jan

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centres Abroad

Drug and alcohol rehab centres abroad are a very valid option for those seeking help. But before examining why, let’s look back a little in the history of the drug and alcohol user. Heavy drinkers and drug users very often come to a place in life when alcoholism and addiction take over. Some, if not…

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172016Dec

Nutrition at SafeHouse Rehab

Nutrition at SafeHouse Rehab Center in Thailand is of great importance, and part of an overall “Welcome to recovery!”  No great alcoholism, addiction or recovery story started with “Well I was eating a salad and…” In fact, few amongst us has probably even thought about the damage we were creating by our dietary and nutritional…

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282016Nov

ACT Therapy at SafeHouse Rehab Thailand

ACT therapy at SafeHouse Rehab Center Thailand is the predominant tier of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy favoured by Treatment director Bill Robertson, and Senior Consultant Counsellor Warren Holland. For so many people in early recovery, it is far too difficult a task to grasp and action the idea of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Changing the thoughts…

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192016Nov

Help with Methamphetamine Addiction

Help with methamphetamine addiction is needed so very much these days. Like other drugs, methamphetamine provides an immediate ‘feel good’ leading to potential addiction and dependency concerns. It’s an insidious intrusion. People take it; it feels great; the attraction takes hold! Not rocket science, just a normal path to addiction. The insidious nature of it…

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132016Nov

Drug and Alcohol Rehabs in Australia

Drug and alcohol rehabs in Australia – The Providers: Who, How and Why? They are either day programs or residential, and operate in two sectors: non-profit and private. In the non-profit sector the Commonwealth and State Governments both provide contributions, and the balance is funded by the clients’ Centrelink allowances. If the client is not…

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272016Oct

Help with Heroin Addiction

Help with heroin addiction comes in many forms. It ranges from bizarre to sensible, and useless to very effective. Heroin is a fearsome foe, possibly the most perfectly addictive of any drug, but it is only one of hundreds of drug-types that are used by addicts. Use of the heroin itself is simply a personal…

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242016Oct

Drug Rehab in The Philippines

Drug Rehab in The Philippines has never been in more demand with such limited supply! In a small effort to supplement and help the fantastically hard working private Philippines rehabilitation facilities, SafeHouse Rehab Center Thailand is offering free rehab to a limited number of Filipino citizens in need of drug treatment.

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142016Oct

Methamphetamine Addiction in Australia

Methamphetamine addiction in Australia has been on the rise since the heroin drought of the late 90’s to early 2000’s. Speed users have moved to using methamphetamine, as have many career heroin users. Many people who are on pharmacotherapy programs also use methamphetamine fairly regularly.

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122016Oct

Amphetamine Use in Australia

Amphetamine use in Australia includes many different substances. Crystal meth is the purest form of amphetamine that is available in Australia today, and is the drug causing most consternation amongst parents, and big problems among users. Although most users start experimenting in their teens, the main addiction group is between 25 and 40. Only around…

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122016Oct

Rehabs in Thailand

Rehabs in Thailand, in the addiction and alcoholism sector, have a lot going for them. In addition to very affordable costs compared with Europe, Australia and the USA, the standards of professional staff and care are generally very high. The attraction of coming to work in the wonderful South-East Asia climate, allied with the low…

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102016Oct

Alcohol Problem in Australia

Alcohol problem in Australia – It is huge. Alcohol is the most widely used drug in Australia. Despite the current media speculation that stimulants such as amphetamines are at epidemic proportions, alcohol remains by far the most abused and most damaging drug amongst Australians.  According to recent official statistics the consumption and problematic use of…

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102016Oct

Bruce Gordon

Bruce Gordon Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming and Hypnotherapy, certified trainer in Meditation, Stress Management, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and Transformational Thinking.

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102016Oct

Lauren Gale

Lauren Gale Naturopathic Nutritionist Diploma College of Naturopathic Medicine

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72016Oct

Teenage Drug Problems – Preventative Strategies

Teenage drug problems can strike any family at any time. All parents are aware that children will be faced with many dangers and problems as they go through puberty and the dreaded teenage years. Whilst ‘control’ is impossible, diligent and well considered parenting will help the whole family. Drugs and alcohol are huge dangers in…

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72016Oct

Beat Heroin Addiction

Beat Heroin Addiction With The Opiate Blocker That Kick-starts Recovery Naltrexone Guarantees Opiates Are Ineffective, So Why Bother Using Them? What is Naltrexone? Naltrexone is a medical innovation designed to beat heroin addiction. It blocks the effects of heroin, methadone (Physeptone) and all other opiates, such as morphine, codeine, DF118 and Temgesic.

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292016Sep

Entertainment in SafeHouse

Entertainment in SafeHouse Rehab Center Thailand, in the forms of movies comedy sport and music are not really the sort of things you’d expect to be enjoying at a drug and alcohol rehab. Wrong! SafeHouse is not a boot camp. It is not punishment, karma or penance for past misdeeds. Daily scheduled entertainment in SafeHouse…

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282016Sep

Lifestyle Enhancement and Team Building Facility

Lifestyle Enhancement and Team Building Facility The Director Panadda Jutachun is 30 years of age, from Kutchinarai near Galasin, Isaan, and has worked in the Hotel business for the last 6 years. Panadda has been happily married for 4 years. Panadda has identified a need to help those people languishing in a depressed, and even…

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242016Sep

Christmas in Rehab

Christmas in Rehab at SafeHouse for alcoholics and drug addicts is far more fun than out on the streets. For drug users in their addiction, in the weeks before Xmas, the scams dry up, the income dries up, the money disappears, and the whole damn routine goes way off for 7 or 10 days. Often,…

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232016Sep

Best Rehab in Thailand

Best Rehab in Thailand is a difficult question for the onlooker to consider, and probably more difficult for any rehab centre to achieve. How can it be rated, or quantified? To be a good alcoholism and drug addiction treatment centre requires great care and consideration in so many facets. And most rehabs would diligently do…

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192016Sep

Drug Addiction Treated

Drug addiction treated at SafeHouse Rehab Center Thailand falls into 7 main categories, as follows:   Drug Addiction Treated – Category 1  –  OPIATES There are a number of drugs that are closely related to opium. From heroin to morphine, to synthetics such as codeine, OxyContin®, Endone®, Vicodin®, Percocet®, Methadone®, Suboxone®, etc.   All of…

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192016Sep

Cost of Rehab

Rehab costs at SafeHouse are formulated to assure you immediately that there are no hidden extras whatsoever. Nor will there be any small print surprises. The inclusions noted below are totally upfront and fully comprehensive, even including flights and spending money. The only (essential and unavoidable) exclusions are detailed below* We know how scary it can…

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182016Sep

PayPal Cancel

Your transaction has now been cancelled. You may log into your account at www.paypal.com to confirm that no deposit has been paid. Although we are disappointed that you decided to cancel this booking, please feel free to visit other pages on this site, where you can view more information and details about SafeHouse Rehab Center…

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182016Sep

PayPal Complete

Thank you for booking with SafeHouse Rehab Center Thailand. Your transaction has now been completed, and your deposit has now been received. Please note that the confirmation details of your booking will be emailed to you shortly. You may also log into your account at www.paypal.com to view details of this transaction. Thank you once…

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142016Sep

Addiction Treatment

Addiction treatment at SafeHouse is not restricted to the ‘Substance Addictions’ of drugs and alcohol and food. Addiction also presents in the form of ‘Process Addictions’ such as: gambling, sex, co-dependency to name but a few. These are activities or processes that activate the Neuropsychopharmacology of human beings, produce a mood-altering effect, and can have…

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92016Sep

SafeHouse Rehab Team

SafeHouse Rehab team selection has been painstakingly undertaken. The long experience in the rehab sector of the two founders demanded that the professional team selection was led by ethos, principle and the clients’ wellbeing over and above monetary factors. In a sector that can literally save lives, but which has also often been tarnished by…

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72016Sep

Gerrie Kalaidjian

Gerrie Kalaidjian Mental Health Counsellor and South Thailand Aftercare Facilitator MA, MBA, Licensed Mental Health Counsellor

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72016Sep

Warren Holland

Warren Holland Senior Counsellor and Australia Aftercare Facilitator Graduate Diplomas in Alcohol and Drugs, Counselling, Mental Health.

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62016Sep

Mai and Annie Exercise Team

Mai and Annie – Exercise & Fitness Managers RAKCHART ONCHAN (Mai) – Sports Centre Manager Post Graduate Diploma, Sport and Management Program and Sports Science – Aungthon Physical Education College

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52016Sep

Stephanie Wolfe

Stephanie Wolfe Psychotherapist and Counsellor, UK Aftercare Consultant Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling

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22016Sep

Bill Robertson

Bill Robertson – Treatment Director Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dependence Studies, Psychology, Pharmacology Diploma in Government

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22016Sep

SafeHouse Sitemap

This SafeHouse Sitemap contains all the pages that are listed on the SafeHouse Rehab Center Thailand website. Please take a look below to find the information you require.

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312016Aug

First Week in Rehab

First week in rehab can be a scary thought. What it entails will probably be the main question many potential clients want to ask once they have conceded a need to seek help? Fear of a new environment; fear of change; fear of meeting new people; fear of doing all this with the awful spectre…

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312016Aug

Family Benefits of Rehab

Family benefits of rehab for the addict or alcoholic are immeasurable. For the family member, or indeed any significant other, loving an active alcoholic or addict is a thankless emotion. Whether that love is demonstrated in feelings, actions or both, it usually seems totally wasted and ineffective. If you are the wife, husband, partner, child,…

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312016Aug

Hope Without Action is Just a Fantasy

Hope alone is not enough. Word on the street and in the pubs, about the concept of ‘hope’ is generally negative. Most addicts and alcoholics very quickly believe, deep down, there is no hope of a return to the early days of social using, when their lives were not dominated and blighted by substances. They…

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122016Aug

Do I Need Rehab

Do I need rehab? Have I crossed the addiction / alcoholism line? There was a time for many suffering addiction and alcoholism when drinking and using were carefree and fun; Helpful even. But if you are looking at the SafeHouse website, those days are probably long gone. If you have any doubts as to whether…

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